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Top Rated Hotels for your Bilbao Vacation

NYX Hotel Bilbao by Leonardo Hotels
NYX Hotel Bilbao by Leonardo Hotels
3.5 out of 5.0 Areatza Kalea 4, Bilbao
4.7/5 (6 reviews)

This is a "cool" hotel with a fun vibe. Our room had a great view of the city beyond the river.

Reviewed on Nov 11, 2019
Located in Bilbao Old Town, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Arriaga Theater and Santiago Cathedral. Zubizuri Bridge and Plaza Moyua are also within 15 ...
Hotel Carlton
Hotel Carlton
5.0 out of 5.0 Plaza Federico Moyua 2, Bilbao, Vizcaya
Free Cancellation
4.5/5 (15 reviews)

The hotel is beautiful and in a great location. The rooms and nice and big and the paid parking was very convenient

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2019
Located in Abando, this luxury hotel is steps from Ensanche and Plaza Moyua. Bilbao Fine Arts Museum and Zubizuri Bridge are also within 10 minutes. Moyua Station ...
Barceló Bilbao Nervión
Barceló Bilbao Nervión
4.0 out of 5.0 Paseo Campo Volantin 11, Bilbao, Vizcaya
Free Cancellation
4.2/5 (25 reviews)

Everything was great. I'd book this hotel again in a heartbeat!

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2019
Located in Uribarri, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Bilbao City Hall and Zubizuri Bridge. Santiago Cathedral and Plaza Moyua are also within 15 minutes. ...

Things To Do during your Bilbao Vacation

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Tips for planning your Bilbao vacation

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Bilbao Vacation Package Deals

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Bilbao Travel Guide

Where is Bilbao?

You know you want to vacation there and what you want to see, but do you know just where Bilbao is? Read on to find out.

It's located 200 miles north of the national capital, Madrid, and 7 miles northeast of Guenes.

There are approximately 350,000 locals that reside in this corner of Basque Country.

Places to Visit in Bilbao

If you're trying to figure out what should be at the top of your itinerary, you can't go past the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao. It's such a landmark that you'd be crazy to leave Bilbao without swinging by!

Here you'll come across a range of popular tourist sights, such as Santiago Cathedral and the Bilbao Fine Arts Museum. Try to get to all of them!

Experience a bit of history and meander through Plaza Moyua, a nice spot to sit back and watch the world go by. Need some more options? No matter if you're a devout landlubber or a sailor who's conquered the seven seas, a journey to Maritime Museum promises to be an educational and fun day out. But there's more! If you need a place to unwind, walk down to Plaza Nueva, find a bench and watch all the action at this popular meeting place.

Car Rentals in Bilbao

Take your travel lust to new heights by checking out car rentals in Bilbao. No matter where you plan to go or what you want to do, Orbitz will help you find a ride that suits your adventurous spirit.

As soon as you've hit the runway at Bilbao Airport, you'll be able to pick up a car right outside the terminal. Why not let the friendly staff at Alamo Rent A Car and Sixt help you out? If you love to shop around, you could also consider Budget and Europcar.

Renting a ride from the city center is a convenient option if you're staying nearby. Take a look at Enterprise, located at Plaza Circular, 2 Estaci?n De Tren Bilbao Abando. Another popular choice is Alamo Rent A Car at Plaza Circular, 2 Estaci?n De Tren Bilbao Abando.

Where to stay in Bilbao – Hotel Accommodation

Reserve your hotel in Bilbao with Orbitz now! There are at least 60 options in this awesome destination, so locking in a nice room will be a piece of cake.

The Hotel Embarcadero is one of our favorite high-end hotels. If that's not quite to your taste, check out the Gran Hotel Domine Bilbao, another terrific choice. On the other hand, try the Apartamentos Turisticos Atxuri or the Basque Boutique if you're traveling on a tighter budget.

If you and your pals are planning to visit the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, why not surprise them by booking close-by accommodation at the Hotel Miro? It's just 0.1 miles away. If you'd like more options, snag yourself a room at the Hotel Carlton, 0.4 miles away.

Nearest Airports to Bilbao

If you're organizing a vacation to Bilbao, there's a good chance your trip will begin at Bilbao Airport (BIO), which lies 3 miles north of the downtown area. Once you've landed, grab your bags and embark on your next incredible adventure!

Popular Places to Visit Near Bilbao

Once you've spent some time doing all there is to do in Bilbao, famed attractions are waiting close at hand! 60 miles away is Hendaye. Many travelers use this locality as a base to experience the world-famous attraction, Hendaye Beach.

No Cancellation Fees

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